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A: Residents of, and commercial businesses operation in, Brookline may sign up for Town refuse collection at any time. The application procedure follows:
A: New subscribers to Town Refuse Collection choose carts on the Refuse Agreement Application.
Existing subscribers should visit our Trash Billing Info page for more on swapping carts.
A: Town refuse collection customers are assessed at an annual rate, broken down into four (4) quarterly payments. Billing invoices are generate on the first day of the following months: July, October, January, April.
A: This question is difficult to answer, as each resident has their own habits to consider. DPW suggests keeping track of the number of trash bags placed at the curb each week, and using the following chart above as a decision-making guide.
Call 617-730-2156 or email Department of Public Works at [email protected] to coordinate pickup of your old waste bin or barrel.